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Black & White Cookies

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Use sugar cookie mix as a quick-and-easy way to get to the classic New York cake-like cookie with distinctive half-moons of chocolate and vanilla frosting. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookie

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup buttermilk
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
eggs

Icing

3
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/3
cup dark chocolate chips (2 oz)
1
tablespoon whipping cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie ingredients until batter-like dough forms.
  • 2
    With medium cookie scoop or heaping tablespoon, scoop dough 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • 4
    Place powdered sugar in large bowl; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/4 cup cream and 2 tablespoons butter on High about 1 minute; stir until butter is melted. Add butter mixture and vanilla to powdered sugar; stir until mixture is smooth.
  • 5
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon cream on High 1 minute; or until melted. Stir half of vanilla icing into melted chocolate mixture until smooth and well blended. If necessary, add additional cream to thin both vanilla and chocolate icing.
  • 6
    For each cookie, turn cookie flat side up; spread chocolate icing in thin layer on half of cookie. Spread other half with white icing. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
  • Use a #67 or medium-sized spring-loaded ice cream scoop to make quick work of dropping the cookie dough. Using a scoop also ensures cookies will be the same size and will bake the same length of time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
26g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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